8km Run

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The flat, fast and scenic course is perfect to set a PB or to experience your first 8km run.

Your journey starts at the Mackay Marina heading down and back on Harbour Road while being entertained by live music and the enthusiastic supporters and volunteers.

Those last 2km are brimming with run motivators, live entertainment and Mackay comes out in droves to get you over the finish line.

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Event Information

Date 4 June 2023
Distance 8km
Start time 7.00am
Start line Entrance to the Marina Wall
Finish line Boat ramp end of Marina Village
Age limit 12 years old on the day

Entry Fees

Early bird entry fee 1st January to 13th March $70
Regular entry Between 14th March and 12pm 2nd June $80
Last minute registration Between 12.01pm 2nd June to 4pm 3rd June $100

An event singlet is included with all 8km event registrations if registered by 17th April 2023.

Training Plan

Prepare for your distance in this year’s BMA Mackay Marina Run with a free training plan.

Download training plan

Course Map

Aid Stations

3km Aid and water
6km Aid and water


The 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed runners (both male and female) will receive prize money and an official event trophy.

1st place in each age category receive a trophy.

Under 20
20 – 29
30 – 39
40 – 49
50 – 59
60 – 69
70 and over

1st place $1,000 *plus a bonus $500 for breaking a race record
2nd place $500
3rd place $250


8km record male Tim Vincent 24:10 (2023)
8km record female Amber Johnson 28:18 (2022)

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